Meet the Artist


Centro Convegni Sant'Agostino 20th - 22nd - 23rd June 2023

The Academy proposes each year internationally renowned guest artists and teachers such as Steven Isserlis, Belcea Quartet, Alban Gerhardt, Stella Chen, Charlotte Hellekant, Adelina Oprean, Pablo de Naveran and the distinguished artists listed for 2023.

Augustin Hadelich


Tuesday 20th June

Augustin Hadelich is one of the great violinists of our time. From Bach to Brahms, from Bartók to Adès, he has mastered a wide-ranging and adventurous repertoire. Named Musical America’s 2018 "Instrumentalist of the Year," he is consistently cited worldwide for his phenomenal technique, soulful approach, and insightful interpretations.

Steven Isserlis


Thrusday 22nd June

Acclamato in tutto il mondo per la sua profonda musicalità e maestria tecnica, il violoncellista britannico Steven Isserlis gode di una carriera unica e illustre come solista, musicista da camera, educatore, autore e conduttore televisivo.

Nobuko Imai


Friday 23rd June

Nobuko Imai is considered one of the most outstanding violists of our time. After finishing her studies at the Toho School of Music, Yale University and the Juilliard School, she won the highest prizes at both the prestigious international competition in Munich and Geneva.

She has appeared with numerous worldwide prestigious orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Royal Concertgebouw, the London Symphony, and the Chicago Symphony.

An impressive discography of over 40 CDs includes her recordings for BIS, Chandos, Hyperion, Philips, and Sony, among others.